The Task Manager in Windows operating system is an excellent way to manage all running applications and services. With the help of Task Manager one can even monitor the system performance, system up time, and other information.
While the fastest way to access Task Manager is to simultaneously press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys, there are a couple of different methods out there to open Task Manager. One can right-click on the Taskbar and then click Task Manager, press Ctrl + Alt + Del and then select Task Manager, or simply type Task Manager in Start screen or Start menu followed by enter key to open the Task Manager.
As mentioned earlier, many Windows users who prefer keyboard shortcuts over mouse use Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to quickly launch Task Manager but if you prefer using mouse, you can configure Windows to launch Task Manager with the click of mouse button.
The idea is to configure Windows to launch Task Manager when you middle-click on the empty space of the taskbar. If you’re on a laptop, you can instead configure Windows to open Task Manager when you double-click on the empty space of the taskbar.
If you like the idea of launching the Task Manager by middle-clicking or double-clicking the empty space of Task Manager, follow the given below instructions to make it happen.
Access Task Manager in Windows 10/8/7with a click
Step 1: Visit this page and download 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. The software is fully compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8 and Windows 7. Once downloaded, run the setup file to install the same. A portable version of 7+ Taskbar Tweaker is also available for those who want to use it without installing the same.
Step 2: Launch 7+ Taskbar Tweaker. Under Middle click on empty space section, select Task Manager from the drop-down menu. And if you’re on a laptop, you can select Task Manager under Double-click on empty space section.
Now, simply perform a double-click or middle-click on the empty space of the taskbar to open Task Manager. That’s it!